Posts tagged ‘Annual Meeting 2010’

Two New Covenant Digital Book Titles Released

CHICAGO, IL (June 19, 2012) – Two new titles have been released in ebook format, expanding the fledgling, but growing collection of Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) publications that over time will become available in digital versions suitable for viewing on iPod, iPad and Nook devices. Work is progressing on development of Kindle versions. Continue Reading »

Special Annual Meeting News Page Available

ST. PAUL, MN (June 29, 2010) – All of the stories, photographs, videos and other news coverage of the just-concluded 125th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church can be found in the 2010 Annual Meeting section of this website. Continue Reading »

Four Timothy Johnsons in the Covenant – Surprised?

ST. PAUL, MN (June 28, 2010) – Timothy B. Johnson, pastor of the Evangelical Covenant Church in Bloomington, Minnesota, enjoyed the festivities Saturday on Raspberry Island that were part of the denomination’s 125th Annual Meeting. Continue Reading »

Pastor May Be Oldest to Receive Ordination

ST. PAUL, MN (June 28, 2010) – When hands were laid on Roy White and he was prayed over Sunday morning, Roy White – at age 77 – may have become the oldest minister ever to receive his ordination in the 125 years of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC). No one knows for sure due to the lack of older records. Continue Reading »

Message the Same – But Questions Have Changed

By Stan Friedman

ST. PAUL, MN (June 27, 2010) – This morning’s worship service celebrated the ordination, commissioning and consecration of new ministers and missionaries as they prepare to further their work in sharing the gospel with a rapidly changing world. Continue Reading »

Reconciliation – Must Do It, Not Just Believe It

By Stan Friedman

ST. PAUL, MN (June 26, 2010) – If the Evangelical Covenant Church is to truly affirm its “commitment to the whole mission of the church,” individuals and groups within the denomination must engage in reconciliation among themselves, declared Mossai Sanguma, president of the Covenant Church of Congo (CEUM), in his sermon during tonight’s worship service as part of the 125th anniversary celebration. Continue Reading »

Three Honored with ACCW Awards

ST. PAUL, MN (June 26, 2010) – The Association for Covenant Clergy Women presented three awards during the Covenant Ministerium business session. Continue Reading »

Candidates Approved for Ordination, Commissioning, Consecration

ST. PAUL, MN (June 26, 2010) – Delegates to the 125th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church today approved the following candidates for ordination to word and sacrament, specialized ministry, and finalization of transfer of ordination, as well as commissioning and missionary service. Continue Reading »

39 Clergy Honored for Lifetimes of Service

ST. PAUL, MN (June 26, 2010) – The Evangelical Covenant Church honored 39 clergy with a “Lifetime Service Recognition” during the denomination’s 125th Annual Meeting today. Continue Reading »

Three Transitioning Leaders Honored By Delegates

ST. PAUL, MN (June 26, 2010) – Delegates attending the 125th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Covenant Church on Friday honored three denominational leaders who are transitioning from long-held positions. Continue Reading »